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"guys, a plane just crashed over here. oh " explosion breaking news tonight in elko ... in northern nevada.. this video shows the aftermath of a plane crash in town. we talked to the elko fire department and nevada highway patrol. they tell us a plane crashed into the parking lot of barrick gold corporation ... a mining company. the federal aviation administration tells us four people were on board. we're also hearing of reports from reno saying four people died in the crash. we have not independently confirmed that. several cars and buses in the parking lot were involved in the fire a witness we spoke with says the explosions are actually from the vehicles on the ground the plane hit... the witness says
in their trucks. there is an apartment complex for senior citizens nearby, but the elko fire department told fox5 that complex was not affected by the crash. we do not know where the plane coming from or flying to. we have confirmed the plane was a twin- engine piper p-a- 31... depending on the type of plane .. it could hold up to eight people. .. joining us now live on the phone is michael adams in and michael -- we understand you saw the aftermath of this crash... ... we're continuing to gather information and we're continuing to gather
throughout the night. . i'm christine maddela. i'm john huck... back here in the valley .. traffic is backing up on the southern beltway as n-dot closes backing up on the southern beltway as n-dot closes backing up on the southern beltway as n-dot closes backing up on the southern beltway as n-dot closes the 2-15 at the airport connector.
shutdown just about an hour ago in both directions... and will remain closed until early monday morning. fox5's cyndi lundeberg is near the connector now--- she joins us live... john christine the 215 will be shut down in both directions for the weekend as crews install parts of the flyover ramp beginning tonight. east and west bound drivers will have to exit at the airport connector but crews are asking you to exit before this if you can... east bound driver should exit jones decatur or las vegas boulevard drivers headed west can get off the freeway at eastern warm springs or windmill. as traffic moves off the 215 that means side streets in the area might be more congested this work is part of the second phase of construction... its
year from now. for a complete list of the alternate routes... be sure to download our fox5 mobile app... you can get it for free in the app store. in recent weeks-- a busy portion of the las vegas strip.... has seen some violent crime... we decided to see how metro monitors the strip... to keep visitors safe... fox5's miguel martinez valle is on patrol tonight with officers...
tell us exotic cats were living in deplorable conditions at a pahrump home, so they seized more than a dozen animals. tonight we found out the largest animals, like lions and tigers may be returned to the owners. others will go to a licensed sanctuary. one neighbor told us she's sad to hear about the animal abuse charges, but likes having the exotic creatures next door. "ellen bryant: they were quiet and we had no problems out of them and i loved hearing he lions roar. they were here when we came and i thought it was really nice "
living on the property: two african lionesses. one african lion, a bengal tiger, eight canadian siberian lynx hybrid cats, a black panther, a fennec fox and a cervel caracal hybrid cat. "sgt michael eisenloffel:(nye county) the air quality inside was unacceptable the living conditions in terms of hygiene conditions were terrible. animals were dedicating and urinating within the rooms that some of those cats were housed in " deputies cited jacki freman- for misdemeanor animal cruelty and plan to cite another one other person. an iconic restaurant just off the strip is closing its doors. the hard rock cafe is shutting down after 26 years. "people are asking where to find the cafe and so it blows, it really sucks that it's closing. it's really iconic you know. my heart. people are gonna miss it too."
and paradise-- right in front of the hotel. it's to put more attention on the strip's new location... employees of the cafe will be given top priority for open positions at the strip location and their new "hard rock live las vegas" venue. g a new resort is getting ready to open at the north end of the strip... the lucky dragon is holding a soft opening tomorrow. a bigger opening is scheduled for december. the asian themed resort-- has more than 200 rooms, a casino, a spa and and an indoor, outdoor tea garden. it will feature authentic chinese food at its restaurants.... this is the first new resort to open on or near the strip since the cosmopolitan opened back in 2010.
24/7 after sunny skies and low 60s around las vegas this afternoon, temperatures for your friday night will once again be on the cold side. we'll e overnight lows drop into the low 40s and upper 30s. temperatures will be milder for your weekend with highs in the mid to upper 60s on saturday. sunday's high temperatures will be around 70
clouds drifting across the area saturday afternoon, with more clouds in the picture on sunday. showers will move into the area late sunday night into monday morning. this will not be a big rainmaker for southern nevada, but some scattered showers can be expected on monday. tuesday dries out with more sunshine. temperatures will hold in the 60s through thanksgiving. closed captioning
faith lutheran students are gave back today by volunteering all over the valley. the middle and high school schoolers spent their friday performing various service projects like-- reading to local elementary school students... preparing thanksgiving baskets... restocking food pantries... and playing games with retired veterans. faith lutheran has been doing this service project every year for the past decade to teach the students the importance of giving back. "it's just a great experience because
back to the community and it a great time with friends." "we come back to the school and we worship together and we give thanks to god for our lives and for the lives of the people that we were able to work with and it ends up really impacting the kids. more than 800 students volunteered today at 22 different local charities. downtown summerlin is startng off the season with their second annual holiday parade and christmas tree lighting. "i'm super passionate about southern nevada. i've lived here since i was 4 years old. went to green valley high school. i currently am enrolled at unlv and i've been all over the world and i always come home and so for me just any time i can be involved in the community it's special to me." the ceremony was hosted by local b-m-x gold medalist-- connor fields. fields wasn't the only special guest. santa claus also stopped by along with the nevada ballet theater. downtown summerlin also got charitable by making a donation to the make-a-wish foundation of southern nevada. the lights are twinkling once again at the las
we hope you'll join us for glittering lights... and take a drive through the holiday spectaular. the display benefits the childrens speedway charity. glittering lights will run through january 7th... it opens daily at 5:30 p-m.... during the week it will cost 20 doollars per car.... and 30 dollars on fridays... and the weekends. those that donate to goodwill receive a discount. grab your tennis shoes... and santa suit. and join the thousands of people---ready to hit the streets of downtown... for the the las vegas great santa run it is saturday december third. and you can join in the fun... festivities kick off at nine a-m and the five k starts at ten a-m the santa run benefits opportunity village. women across the valley were recognized tonight for their leadership in the community. the women's chamber of commerce of nevada held their thirteenth annual athena awards tonight.... at the orleans. i was honored to serve as an emcee of the event. the aethena awards this year benefited women and at risk female high school graduates with scholarships for higher education.
christine we're following breaking news in elko.. four people are dead in a plane crash. multiple explosions sent fireballs up near a casino and senior housing complex. "guys, a plane just crashed over here. oh " explosion this video shows the aftermath of a plane crash in town. we talked to the elko fire department and nevada highway patrol. they tell us a plane crashed into the parking lot of barrick gold corporation ... a mining company. the federal aviation administration tells us four people were on board. the elko daily free press says the plane belonged to american medflight.. and onboard was two pilots .. a nurse and a heart patient being
university of utah. the plane was a twin-engine piper p-a-31. there is an apartment complex for senior citizens nearby, but the elko fire department told fox5 that complex was not affected by the crash. earlier we spoke with michael adams in elko ... he saw the aftermath of this crash... the closure is in effect until early monday morning... which means it could cause some problems for people heading to the airport. fox5's cyndi lundeberg is live near the connector to tells us about some alternate
closures and maps as well on our website. you can also download our fox 5 mobile up for alerts straight to your phone .. las vegas boulevard is one busiest roadways in the country... and with a recent spike in violent crime... metro charged with keeping visitors safe. fox5's miguel martinez valle went on partol
statement to the public addressing he spike in hate crimes across the country. "41-lynch says: "i know many americans are concerned by a spate of recent news reports about alleged hate crimes and harassment. some of these incidences have happened in schools. others have targeted houses of worship. and some have singled out individuals for attacks and intimidation." " lynch called the rise a sobering affect and says the federal government will do all it can to make sure all americans can live without fear. the police officer who is charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of philando castile was in court today. jeronimo yanez shot castile after pulling him over for a busted tail light. castile's girlfriend caught the aftermath on facebook live. yanez has been charged with second-degree manslaughter... he did not enter a plea. many people are calling for
"and again any reasonable human being any police officer that understands and values humanity knows that there is no reason for that officer to shoot philando castile. so, they can bring f. lee baily, they can bring johnny cochran here it doesn't matter this man is guilty of murdering philando castile." " yanez is due back in court on december 19-th. a minnesota woman is undergoing a psych eval after hanging a child at the daycare where she worked--- and leading police on a chase. police say the woman is a daycare provider. and she hanged the 18-month old girl at the daycare and then took off in van. while on the run-- she hit a pedestrian and bicyclist. the little girl is okay. the pedestrian is listed in critical condition police say the woman then threatened to jump off a bridge but authorities were able to take her into custody. a man comes home to find his
and their newborn daughter-- missing. it happened yesterday in wichita. police are not calling the baby's father a suspect. police-- did not issue an amber alert--- saying the situation does not meet all the requirements ... mainly not knowing any information about the suspect to give to the public. the f-b-i is now involved in the case. a child's birthday party ends in gunfire.... the child's mother shot and killed. police say torius saville russell opened fire at a 2-year-old's party.... people were hit-- including a 6--year-old. shanice amerson was killed. russell was arrested this morning... he being charged with first degree murder. officers say they had already visited the home earlier in the day. " isbell says: "officers then respond to the same residence earlier in the day around 4:15 pm in reference to a disturbance with weapons involved. responding officers were advised by residents that a white vehicle with multiple occupants had just left the scene and one of
handgun." neighbors believe the shooting was gang related. a teen is arrested for firing shots into his neighbor's home... and it wasn't hard for police to figure out he was responsible. "18-23 nats " the teen streamed the entire thing on facebook. he waives the rifle and a handgun around... points it toward an open window at fire's at the neighbor's house. he laughs as he does it... the neighbor-- doesn't find it amusing. "if you're just sitting in your house and you're watching television, you hear something like that, that would freak you out. it would scare you because i'm not used to hearing that." " the teen lives with his grandma... and was home alone at the time. he was arrested on weapons charges... police are still trying to figure out where the guns came from president-elect donald trump has agreed to pay 25- million dollars -- to settle trump university lawsuits... "a very important part of our
case was the acknowledgment that there was no fault or liability on the part of president-elect trump or trump university. there had been no determination of the merits of this case " students paid up to 35-thousand dollars in tuition -- and some claimed they didn't get what they paid for... under the settelment-- they will get at least half of their money back... some will get it all. "jason forge: "in 30 days the judge will hopefully issue what's called preliminary approval. we'll file that. there will be a notice period of probably 30 to 60 days. once that passes the judge will finally, hopefully, finally approve the settlement. and so, we could have people with their money back within 3 to 4 months. " the settlement covers a suit in new york.... and two class-action suits filed in california. across the globe--- people can calm their fears--- the zika virus is no longer an international public health emergency.
issued that declaration today. while they say it is under control globally.... that doesn't mean zika may not be a problem where you live.... the virus is spread mostly by infected mosquitoes and can cause birth defects in unborn children. the world health organization says it will now create a technical committee to handle zika research and efforts going forward. a mysterious foam pours into the streets outside an airport near san francisco. " : "just feels like soap. (how tall was it?) i couldn't see an middle it's probably ten feet tall. i tried to stand up in the middle of it to see where i was going, i couldn't get out of it." " it turns out -- it was foam fire retardant-- and a malfunction at the airport caused it to flood the hangar, nearby streets had to be shut down while crews cleaned it up. food, water, shelter.... internet. some people say they must be connected. a new survey
for a lot of people. of those who took the survey...forty percent said wi-fi is more important than chocolate or alcohol among other items. three-quarters of respondents said the internet has improved their quality of life. the same amount said that phone data is more important than minutes, when choosing a contract. mickey mouse is celebrating a big birthday.... even though the famous mouse doesn't look a day over 29--- he is turning 88! mr. mouse is going to be celbrating-- globally in style.... there will be parades and parties at all the disney parks around the world. if you can't make it to one of the parks - keep your eye out for the release of mickey's new music video "what we got." you can also join in on the fun-- by hash tagging messages happy- birthday-mickey on twitter. you can own your very own piece of disneyland... for the right price. california's van eaton galleries is holding a "souvenirs of disneyland" auction tomorrow. the auction will feature more than a thousand rare and never- before-seen items from the theme
six decades. items range from costumes to artwork and souvenirs. the auction also features items that come from the estate of the late disney icon annette funicello. proceeds from those items will benefit her research fund for neurological diseases. motley cru is getting policitcal.... the band has been tapped to perform at president-elect donald trump's inauguration. how long its been in the works. your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is coming up next unlv is offering counseling to anyone who can't cope with the election.. one of our callers has his own prescription for those folks..
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donald trump a rock n roll serenade. mtley crre frontman frontman vince neil will be performing at the ceremony. neil told billboard ...the performance was scheduled months ago... before trump's victory. he doesn't know yet how long the band will perform or which songs they will play the inauguration is january 20th. coca cola quentches your thirst... now the soda company is getting technical... how the company is hoping capture people enjoying
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"guys, a plane just crashed over here. oh " explosion breaking news tonight in elko ... in northern nevada.. this video shows the aftermath of a plane crash in to this video shows the aftermath of a plane crash in town. we talked to the elko fire department and nevada highway patrol. they tell us a plane crashed into the parking lot of barrick gold corporation ... a mining company. the federal aviation administration tells us four people were on board. the elko daily free press says the plane belonged to american medflight.. and onboard was two pilots .. a nurse and a heart patient being flown to the university of utah. the plane was a twin-engine piper